1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Pseudoconyza Cuatrec.
      1. Pseudoconyza viscosa (Mill.) D'Arcy

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Annual herb 0.3–1.2 m tall, sometimes woody at base; stems pilose with long slender hairs and short glandular hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves aromatic, (narrowly) obovate and often lobed, sessile or with a winged petiole, 2–5 cm long, 0.8–3 cm wide (occasionally basal leaves to 16 cm long and 7 cm wide, rarely also large leaves at branch bases), base auriculate with small, narrowly ovate auricles, sometimes decurrent in two lines of lobes similar to the auricles, margins irregularly serrate and often blade pinnatifid proximally, apex acute, pilose and glandular on both surfaces.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 6–9 mm long, in lax leafy corymbs of several to many heads; stalks of individual capitula 2–20 mm long; phyllaries subequal, the outermost smallest, 2–8 mm long, 0.5–1.2 mm wide, margins scarious and ciliate, acute, pubescent and glandular.
    Florets
    Outer florets white to pinkish, 180–280, tube filiform, 3.7–4.2 mm long, minutely toothed; style 4.3–4.6 mm long with glabrous branches; inner florets pinkish purple, 6–12, tube 4–5 mm long, widening only slightly, lobes 0.3–0.5 mm long, glandular; anthers 1.5–1.8 mm long, with very short tails and short ovate distal appendages; style 4.5–5.2 mm long with short papillose branches.
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindrical, 0.7–1 mm long, pubescent; pappus of white barbellate bristles 4–5 mm long.
    Figures
    Fig. 72 (page 358).
    Habitat
    Moist sites along rivers, in forest, also a weed of cultivation; 1–1350 m
    Distribution
    K1 K3 K4 K7 T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 T8 U1 a widespread weed of the tropics and subtropics, but uncommon in our area
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Habit
    Herb.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Distribution
    Introduced in Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 10 - 200 m.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 10 - 200 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Pseudoconyza viscosa (Mill.) D'Arcy appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Laizer, G.S. [1376], Tanzania K000614909
    Kotschy [345], Sudan K000274098
    Sieber [s.n.], Senegal K000274097
    Mwangoka, M.A. [4188], Tanzania K000614919
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3069], India Conyza aurita K001118531
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3069], India Conyza aurita K001118532
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3086] Conyza aurita K001118549
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3086] Conyza aurita K001118550
    Baron, R. [5348], Madagascar Blumea bojeri K000274067
    Bojer [s.n.], Madagascar Blumea bojeri K000274066
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3083] Conyza villosa K001129337
    Ash, J. [1160], Ethiopia Blumea aurita 35471.000

    First published in Phytologia 25: 281 (1973)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.

    Not accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Blumea viscosa.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • D'Arcy in Phytologia 25: 281 (1973).

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    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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